Paurashpur is a 7 part webseries which released on Zee5 and ALT Balaji on December 29, 2020. The overall screentime of this webseries is around 2 hours 30 minutes. The makers could have been released this as a movie.
The story is set in the 16th century and has a lot of ups and downs. The King of Paurashpur, Annu Kapoor aka Bhadra Pratap is an evil lusty person, who marries 6 to 7 queens, out of which only the first one is alive. Shilpa Shinde aka Meeravati is the first queen of Paurashpur and she wants to destroy the whole kingdom and rule over it. She wants the father and son both fight each other. This webseries also stars Milind Soman as transgender Boris, who plays a key role. This webseries also stars Anant Vijay Joshi, Sahil Salathia, Flora Saini, Ashmita Bakshi, Poulomi Das, Shaheer Shaikh and many others.
Well, Paurashpur is one of those place where woman didn’t have any rights and has to live life on various conditions. If a man is died in Paurashpur, his wife should perform Sati. She don’t have an option to marry any other man or have relations.
Paurashpur is a lusty periodic tale which surrounded around the politics of having the power of the throne.
The budget of Paurashpur hasn’t been revealed but it would reportedly be over 20 to 25 crores.
Performances: Annu Kapoor, Shilpa Shinde and Milind Soman have given one of their best performances in this series.
This series have taken a lot of creative liberty. It may liked by someone and may not be liked by others.
Paurashpur webseries early reviews are out now and it got rated in a range of 2 to 2.5 out of 5.
This webseries has been shot beautifully and the background score by Ashish Rego is quite mesmerising. The concept and creative director is Baljit Singh Chaddha. Story and Screenplay have been handled by Baljit, Rajesh Tripathi and Chital Rajesh Tripathi. The dialogues have been written by Ranveer Pratap Singh. The production design have been done by Nitin Chandrakant Desai. The cinematography have been taken care by Manoj Kumar Khatoi, and Neelaabh Kaul. It has been produced by Sachin Mohite. It has been edited and directed by Shachindra Vats.
Bollywood Crazies Opinion: The story is unique and captivating. The gender politics showed in Paurashpur is quite relatable. The background score and songs are perfect treat for fans to watch. The only drawback I found there is too much love poured every second scene in this series. Still a great attempt from the makers. Don’t forget the production design which is top notch.
Altogether, Paurashpur is one of those webseries that you will remember for its bold and fresh concept. Still, it could have been much better.
Last word: Watch it for its story and production value. Also watch it for Annu Kapoor, Shilpa Shinde, and Milind Soman.
Bollywood Crazies Ratings: Paurashpur Review- Distinction (70 Percent out of 100).